Instructional Assistant Job Description

The Instructional Assistant is responsible for supporting teachers, instructors and other faculty with tasks related to classroom management. They are considered part of the educational staff and faculty within a grade school or university.

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We are seeking an Instructional Assistant to work under the supervision of a teaching professional, to help with tasks relating to classroom management. This includes [but is not limited to] assessment, assistance with students who require extra help, behavioral support, and administrative tasks. The ideal candidate for this position will enjoy working with students in and be willing to support the teacher with any needs required to maximize educational objectives in the classroom.


An Instructional Assistant earns between $30,000 and $44,000 per year. The median salary is $18,000 annually. The average hourly pay ranges from $16.00 to $25.70.


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